Upcoming Meeting

Land Values

April 10, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Illini Center
200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Join us on Monday, April 10th, to discuss Land Values.

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Thank you to those who attended the luncheon on Monday, February 13th, at the Illini Center. Nearly 75 people attended the meeting to hear panelists Guy Turner, Partner of Hyde Park Venture Partners, Corbett Kull, Sr. Director Engineer at The Climate Corporation, Mark Haraburda, CEO of Barchart.com, Inc. (AgriChart), and Matthew Rooda, Founder of SwineTech, Inc. discuss AgTech: The State of the Industry, Callenges and Opportunities. 

The next luncheon will be on Monday, March 13th, at the Illini Center. We will welcome panelists Lauren Lurkins, Director of Natural & Environmental Resources for the Illinois Farm Bureau, Julie Armstrong, Executive Director for the Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council and Chad Bell, Farmer in Mercer County IL, to discuss Cover Crops & Nutrient Reduction. Click here to register today! 


  • Discounted registration fees
  • Subscription to "The Chicago Farmer Magazine"
  • Networking opportunities with the agri-business community
  • Scholarship contribution to students in Agricultural Colleges

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The Chicago Farmers’ February 13, 2017, panelists, including from left, Mark Haraburda, Guy Turner, Corbett Kull, and Matthew Rooda, discussed agricultural technology. TCF Director Dan Stokes moderated the panel. 

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Jeff O’Connor, left, meets with TCF Vice President Mark Thorndyke about the March meeting presentation. Jeff volunteered to present the March meeting program when the weather and difficult travel conditions caused the scheduled speakers’ to cancel.

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